Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Directions and Lodging

Directions to Race Site (from I-94):

FROM SOUTH (Chicago): Exit at Highway C/ Wilmot Rd (exit 345) and go east. Turn right onto Hwy 50/ 75th Street. Follow Hwy 50 into Kenosha. Make a left (North) onto Sheridan Road. Make a right (East) onto 54th Street. Race site is at 54th Street and 1st Ave. Parking info is below.

FROM NORTH (Milwaukee): Exit at WI-158 E/ 52nd Street (Exit 342) and go east. Make a right (South) onto Sheridan Road. Make a left (East) onto 54th Street. Race site is at 54th Street and 1st Ave. Parking info is below.

Need additional directions? Make your Destination Search the Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 1st Ave., Kenosha, WI.

Parking Information can be found HERE.

Host Hotel:
We have a new host hotel for 2019 which is located in downtown Kenosha and is within walking distance to the start line. The Stella Hotel is now SOLD OUT for marathon weekend. 

Stella Hotel & Ballroom
Hotel website

You can book a room at the Stella Hotel & Ballroom, located at 5706 8th Ave in downtown Kenosha, 

You can book online by using the following steps:

  1. Visit and choose the BOOKING link
  2. Locate the GROUP LOGIN button on the booking page
  3. Group name is WIMAR19   No password is needed
  4. Follow the steps to book.
  5. As long as room are available in the block, the discounted $189/209 rates will appear.

You can also call them at 262-842-2000 or email and providing the following:

  • Full name of guest staying in the hotel
  • Provide both names of guest of sharing a room
  • Number of adults/children in a room
  • Arrival date and departure date
  • Phone number
  • Email address
A confirmation email will be sent if you choose to book your room via email. 
There is a block of rooms for Friday night, May 3rd, reserved under “Wisconsin Marathon.” If you reserve a room under our block, you will receive a free, Wisconsin Marathon branded gift upon check-in. Our block contains single king bed rooms and double queen bed rooms. Rooms must be booked by April 2nd to receive these prices. After that time, any unsold rooms in our block will be released to the general public. 

Additional Recommended Lodging

For more info on lodging and the Kenosha area, go to


The Kenosha YMCA has graciously allowed our runners to use their shower facilities after the race if they are needed. To use the showers at the Y, you need to 1) show your race bib in order to enter, 2) bring your own towel, and 3) use the team locker rooms only.

The Kenosha YMCA is located at 7101 53rd Street in Kenosha.